John Atkinson


Born 13/10/1944, Lincoln England

Migrated to Australia in January 1964

Married to Patricia. 3 Children, 7 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild.

Worked in Commonwealth Public Service for 28 years in Civil Aviation. Career in Human Resources and Industrial Relations. Retired at age 50.

First involved in Club Management at Panania RSL Bowling Club until its closure. Moved to Picnic Point and undertook role on the match committee for 3 years. In 2013 joined the Limited Club Board, now into his 3rd year as President.

The Boards main aim is to continue the growth of the Club, the Board has taken notice of the changing face of the area and must retain and recruit new members as well as have a balance between Social Club and Bowling Club. Plays bowls in the Grade 6 Pennants enjoys the game and the social aspect of it.